Things to Do Memorial Day Weekend in Niagara Falls, USA

Kick off your Memorial Day Weekend in with plenty of events and activities for the whole family! Enjoy live music,  a Memorial Day parade, a block party along and more!

Music, Arts & Entertainment

March 21 - July 21: Buffalo Society of Artists 120 Catalogue Exhibition, Castellani Art Museum of NU, 5795 Lewiston Rd., Niagara University
Tues. - Sat., 11am-5pm | Sun., 1-5pm. Features lectures and workshops on a variety of art media and showcase 15 short films on significant visual Western New York artists all open to the public.

May 15 - June 26: Metacorportate: Art from the Industry, Kenan Center, 433 Locust St., Lockport / 716-433-2617
M-F, 12 - 5pm | Sat. & Sun., 2 - 5pm. Exhibit featuring more than 60 two- and three-dimensional artworks from corporate and non-profit collections including a significant number of ceramics and sculptures by international artists on loan from the Castellani Art Museum at Niagara University and paintings by Polly King on loan from the Polly King Gallery.

May 28: Memorial Day Parade, Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls
10am.  Begins at 19th Street by the Niagara Falls City Market, down Pine Avenue and concludes at Niagara Falls Veterans Memorial. A ceremony will be held at the Memorial at the conclusion of the parade.

May 28 - 29: Soldiers Through the Ages ($), Old Fort Niagara, 4 Scott Ave., Youngstown / 716-745-7611
10am - 4pm. This military time line traces the history of Fort Niagara from the 17th - 20th centuries. Special displays of military vehicles, equipment, weapons & more.

May 28 - 29: Memorial Day Block Party, Old Falls Street, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls
12pm - 10pm. Enjoy an afternoon of fun with free interactive games, bounce house, live music and food and beverage vending both days.

May 28: Live Music Saturday, Legend's Bar & Grill, 240 First St., Niagara Falls / 716-299-0249
7pm. Free live music featuring local musicians!

May 28: Rock the Dock Live Music Series, Bella Vista Restaurant at Four Points by Sheraton, 7001 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls
7:30 - 10pm. Enjoy live music on the patio along the scenic Niagara River. Free and open to the public. Food and drinks available for purchase.

May 28: Live Music at Wine on Third, Wine on Third, 501 Third St., Niagara Falls
8pm. Free live music featuring Mike Krisch from 7-10pm and DJ G Money from 10pm-1am.

May 29: Vineyard Express ($), Spring Lake Winery, 7373 Rochester Rd., Lockport / 716-439-5253
1pm. Enjoy a train ride, Medina Railroad Museum Tour, wine and dinner at Spring Lake Winery and music by the lake.

May 29 - June 2: Sheraton at the Falls Live Music Series, Sheraton at the Falls, 300 Third St., Niagara Falls
5 - 8pm. Enjoy live music on the Old Falls Street patios of TGI Fridays or Rainforest Cafe, outside of Sheraton At The Falls hotel. (Wednesday's performance begins at 6pm.)

May 29 - 31: Fireworks over Niagara Falls, Niagara Falls State Park, USA
10pm. Enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the Falls.


May 28: North Tonawanda City Market, Corner of Payne Ave. & Robinson St., North Tonawanda
7am - 1pm. Fresh produce, flowers, pastries and more.Culinary & Wine

May 29: May Munchies - Summer Snack & Wine Pairing ($), Various Wineries along the Niagara Wine Trail, USA
12 - 6pm. Each Sunday in May, participating wineries will pair a munchie with a featured wine, cider or mead.


May 30 - Sept. 5: Old Falls Street's Free Daily Interactive Games, Old Falls Street, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls
9am. Games include Imagination Playground, Before I Die - Public Art Initiative, Foosball, Table Tennis, Corn Hole, Kan Jam, Large Jenga and much more! 

June 1: Old Falls Street Run Club, Old Falls Street, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls
5:45 - 7pm. Get moving with Old Falls Street's Run Club. Run at your own pace as running captains help the group prepare for local races.

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